Last updated: 22 Mar, 2021

Applications are now closed.

Applications closed on Monday 22 March 12:00 noon. Thank you to everyone who applied.


Research is at the heart of VicHealth’s work and in 2021 we have many new and exciting ways for researchers to collaborate with us.

We’re excited to be offering four early-career Research Fellowships, each undertaking a three-year full-time research project with VicHealth. Fellows will support the important work taking place to improve the health and wellbeing of Victorians.


Key dates

  • Applications opened – 12 noon,Tuesday 16 February 2021

  • Applications closed – 12 noon, Monday 22 March 2021

  • Announcement of successful projects – June/July 2021

  • Commencement of VicHealth funding – June/July 2021



  • How will I hear about the outcome of my application?
    VicHealth will notify you of the outcome of your application by email. You can expect to hear back from VicHealth by the end of July. If you do not receive an email, make sure you check your junk/spam folder. You can contact us to follow up after the end of July: [email protected]
  • Will I receive feedback on my application if unsuccessful?
    We are anticipating that VicHealth Research Fellowships will be highly competitive and we will receive far more applications than can be funded. Due to such high volumes, generalised  feedback will be provided on notification to unsuccessful applicants; however, we are unable to provide individualised feedback.


You might also be interested in our upcoming Impact Research Grants